Committee Decisions

35 COM 7B.119

Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture (Bolivia) (C 567rev)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-11/35.COM/7B.Add,

2. Recalling Decision 34 COM 7B.105, adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010),

3. Regrets that the State Party did not submit the required state of conservation report as requested at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010);

4. Notes the results of the November 2010 joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission and its recommendations and requests the State Party to:

a) Finalize the process for the adoption and enforcement of the new Ministerial Decree for the property,

b) Secure the required human and financial resources for the conservation and management of the property,

c) Carry out an archaeological survey of the area adjacent to the property, in order to define a buffer zone and establish appropriate regulatory measures to ensure its protection;

5. Also requests the State Party, within the framework of the Japanese Funds-in-Trust project, to work in collaboration with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies to:

a) Organize an international meeting to define regulations and guidelines for the development of a conservation plan for the property,

b) Design and install an integrated water drainage system, based on the multidisciplinary study of each monument,

c) Develop the Management Plan for the property, including archaeological, conservation and public use components, and articulate it with other existing planning tools, such as land use plans;

6. Further requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies technical specifications on planned projects relating to interventions at the property, in accordance with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, for consideration and review before any commitment is made toward implementation;

7. Requests furthermore the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2013, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 37th session in 2013.